Fire Department

Fire trucks outside of station

No Current Burn Ban 

The City of Anacortes allows recreational fires fueled with firewood or charcoal briquettes provided a valid Recreational Permit has been obtained

The burning of yard debris, garbage, or other non-approved materials is prohibited. 

Recreational Fire Permits

Click on Recreational Burn Permit  to complete a permit application online. A Recreational Fire Permit is required for all recreational fires within the Anacortes City limits. The burning of yard debris, garbage, or other non-approved materials is prohibited.

Burning of weeds with a propane torch is also prohibited.

Receive Emergency Alerts from Skagit County DEM

Register here to receive emergency alerts and notifications through the CodeRed Emergency Notification System.  This system is a great way to receive local, timely and critical information when it matters most.

This notification system, in conjunction with on-line resources such as the Skagit County Emergency Management Facebook page, Twitter feed, the Skagit County website and local media outlets, will be the best way to stay informed during hazard and emergency situations. You can chose to be notified on your home or cell phone, text messaging or email.


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Commendation, Meritorious Service

We would like to hear from you if have received exemplary service, performance, behavior, attitude or achievement from one of our Department members. Submit the Commendation, Meritorious Service Form (PDF) to let us know.